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Academic Governance & Regulations

This page contains information about the following:

Academic Council and its three major subcommittees:

Education Committee, University Standards Committee, Graduate Research Studies Board

The management of the first three of these committees is the responsibility of Margaret Irwin-Bannon and Valerie Cooke, Administrative Assistant.  The management of the Graduate Research Studies Board is the responsibility of Margaret Irwin-Bannon and Gráinne Curran.

University Schedule of Meetings 2017/18
University Schedule of Meetings 2018/19

Terms of reference of Academic Council and its three major subcommittees.

Submission dates for Academic Council and its three subcommittees 2018-2019

Validation and Accreditation of Programmes

The management of these processes is the responsibility of Margaret Irwin-Bannon and Valerie Cooke, Administrative Assistant.

Please refer to the following two documents:

Approval Form for Revised Academic Offerings: Faculties and Education Committee

This form is available here.

External Examiners for Taught Programmes/Modules

External examiners for taught programmes/modules: regulations and guidelines

Nominate External Examiners on Guru at: https://guru.dcu.ie/

EE-2 Changes to Duties of External Examiner (Taught Programmes/Modules) Form

Submit Examiner's Report at: https://guru.dcu.ie/

Print Examiner's Travel Expense Claim Form at: https://guru.dcu.ie/

Undergraduate Appeals, Assessment Review and Module Recheck

All documentation relating to the appeals process for students on taught programmes is available on the Examination Appeals page.

Research Appeals

The documentation relating to the appeals process for research students is below:

Disciplinary Appeals Committee

Information about this process is available here.

Chairpersons of Programme Boards

The Register of Chairpersons of Programme Boards 2018/19 is maintained by Valerie Cooke and Grainne Curran. 

Information on Periodic Programme Review:

Information for Staff provided by Student Support and Development